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Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 89
Posted By mike_vee
No photo showing for me :confused:

No photo showing for me :confused:
Forum: Off topic Today, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By mike_vee
What I found strange was that a lot of complaints...

What I found strange was that a lot of complaints came from I-Phone/Smart phone users who no doubt have the most up to date software and latest security patches. :confused:
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By mike_vee
Post 'Time Capsule'

Recently picked up a small 'job lot' of RBLWS items , documents/badges/"bits and bobs".

They arrived in a plastic 'documents' folder and appear to me to have been from a member attending the 1996...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By mike_vee
Found a 2009 post about Vehicle Tac Signs with a...

Found a 2009 post about Vehicle Tac Signs with a link that shows R.E ones.

The link here (http://britmods.freehosting.net/infdiv.htm) shows the breakdown of infantry divisions for WWII in more...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By mike_vee
New Posts working fine for me .:confused:

New Posts working fine for me .:confused:
Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By mike_vee
Exclamation Personal opinion

I'm a techno-dinosaur , even though I have a 'smart phone' , tablet and laptop.

I use my laptop (running Windows 7) mostly because small screens and keyboards don't go with bad eyesight and...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-09-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By mike_vee
Deja Vu

Posted a longish reply yesterday but it didn't survive the forum resurrection. :eek:

So, here is the short version.

Saw badge , impulse buy as 'possibly' WW1.

A bit of digging/lucky guess...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By mike_vee
Mike made a post about restoring the old forum...

Mike made a post about restoring the old forum and said :

"I chose the 14th Sept snapshot. Anything you have contributed to the site from that point in time is permanently - deleted - gone - never...
Forum: Off topic 19-09-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By mike_vee
Old forum back ?

I see the forum has reverted back to the old one , is this temporary ?

All posts from past few days have disappeared :confused:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By mike_vee
Found a bit more information about the origin of...

Found a bit more information about the origin of the "Two-minute silence".

Two-minute silence (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-minute_silence)
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By mike_vee
Can't identify badge but the same one is for sale...

Can't identify badge but the same one is for sale on a Russian site :eek: (price approx. 31.00)

France has Gendarmerie but I have also found a photo of a French badge with 'POLICE' on it....
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 13-09-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By mike_vee
Appreciate your input , hadn't realised the South...

Appreciate your input , hadn't realised the South African connections.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 13-09-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By mike_vee
Picture from the album link.

Picture from the album link.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 12-09-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By mike_vee
Thanks for your input (and great albums) , do you...

Thanks for your input (and great albums) , do you have a copy of the article ?

The 'British Legion' connection has proved difficult (impossible !) to find , any searches I've done always lead to...
Forum: General Topics. 11-09-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By mike_vee
Sorry , hit the wrong link on Google. :confused:

Sorry , hit the wrong link on Google. :confused:
Forum: General Topics. 11-09-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By mike_vee
The similarity with the '13th Signal Group' badge...

The similarity with the '13th Signal Group' badge must be more than coincidence , could it possibly be something produced by 16 Signal Regiment as a commemorative/historical item ?

"1959 - No 2...
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By mike_vee
From Wiki : "2TAF was formed on 1 June 1943 as...

From Wiki :
"2TAF was formed on 1 June 1943 as HQ Tactical Air Force from Army Co-operation Command, in connection with preparations then in train to invade Europe a year later. "

"Fighter...
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By mike_vee
Correct , this auction lot described as "South...

Correct , this auction lot described as "South Africa Army 6 Field Engineer Regiment With 7 Div. Command Bar Tupper Flash.
Forum: General Topics. 10-09-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By mike_vee
Nearest I found for No.10 is described as '13th...

Nearest I found for No.10 is described as '13th Signal Group' , was there a 16th Group ? :confused:
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-09-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By mike_vee
Possibly related to the Brazilian Expeditionary...

Possibly related to the Brazilian Expeditionary Force (1943-1945) , which consisted of about 25,700 men arranged by the army and air force to fight alongside the Allied forces in the Mediterranean...
Forum: Other Military Topics 31-08-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,124
Posted By mike_vee
Full set plus 'variations'

Now that I have finally got a complete set of poppies I have found out that I also have some that are do not appear in most 'standard' sets.

1. Stud/micro - First official pin issued circa 2005.
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 31-08-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By mike_vee
"The BAOR title could be a late 1940s item worn...

"The BAOR title could be a late 1940s item worn wholly unofficially by, for example, National Servicemen on terminal leave prior to demob having spent their service in Germany. Similarly unofficial...
Forum: General Topics. 29-08-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By mike_vee
Looks like most of his stuff ,...

Looks like most of his stuff , books/photos/research documents etc , all ended up at the Rydale sale in April.
...
Forum: Anodised Aluminium Badges 28-08-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By mike_vee
The Badges of the Frontiersmen....

The Badges of the Frontiersmen. (https://frontiersmenhistorian.info/2019/05/21/the-badges-of-the-legion-of-frontiersmen-1904-2001/)

Scroll down to picture #9.

Regarding Canadian Badge :

"In...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-08-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By mike_vee
" The central device depicting an hour glass in...

" The central device depicting an hour glass in the hands of Old Father Time being shattered by an electrical discharge to symbolise the speed of the new communications"

Early example of 'product...
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